The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on September 29 heard the case of Candlelight Party vice-president Son Chhay, who has been sued by the National Election Committee (NEC) for public defamation in connection with his allegations of irregularities in the June 5 commune council elections.
A delegation from Thailand's Senate was in Phnom Penh on September 28 to meet their Cambodian counterparts to discuss strategies for fighting corruption and enhancing cooperation.
The Cambodian Senate congratulated the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), as well as the Chinese government, ahead of the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which will take place on October 16.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said his upcoming November visit to Cambodia would foster greater cooperation between the two countries.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on 28 September resumed its 58th hearing in the case of former opposition leader Kem Sokha, who has been charged with conspiring with foreign powers to overthrow the government.
The National Election Committee (NEC) has rejected an NGO report which cited irregularities and mistakes in 5th-mandate commune council election process held on June 5.
Candlelight Party (CLP) vice-president Son Chhay has affirmed that the party’s platform is to live freely and ensure peace and neutrality with neighbouring countries, while acting CLP president Thach Setha recently assured his supporters in Kampong Speu province
Prime Minister Hun Sen on September 27 arrived for the state funeral of the slain former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, where he also met European Council chief Charles Michel and Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc to discuss issues of common concerns.
Cambodia and Cuba have signed three memoranda of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the fields of health, education and foreign policy coordination, while Prime Minister Hun Sen also announced the provision of 6,000 tonnes of milled rice to the island nation during his state visit.
Prime Minister Hun Sen addressed the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in the early hours of September 24, highlighting global challenges exacerbated by the escalation of armed conflicts and superpower rivalry, among others, while urging world leaders to adopt a balanced approach to the pressing